Are Healthcare Professionals Required to Provide In-Person ASL Interpreters?
The blog post, "Are Healthcare Professionals Legally Required to Provide In-Person ASL Interpreters?" talks about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and the medical experience for patients with hearing disabilities. The article discusses what doctors and healthcare providers should do and covers how:
- Healthcare offices are required to provide accommodations,
- Not all hospitals provide ASL Interpreters,
- Masks make it harder to talk with patients with hearing disabilities, and
- Offering the bare minimum creates barriers to healthcare.